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Cultivating Buddha's wisdom and compassion in the heart of Texas

The Austin Zen Center community offers a haven of peace and harmony in which to engage in the arduous task of self-discovery through Zen practice. Welcoming diversity, the practice of zazen is available to people of every race, religion, nationality, class, gender, sexual orientation, age, and physical ability. May all beings realize their true nature.

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This Week

Tuesday, 7/29
6:45–8:15pm » NO Zen Writing Group
6:45–8:15pm » Class: Practicing with the Heart Sutra

Wednesday, 7/30
7–8:30pm » Wednesday Night Book Group

Thursday, 7/31
6:45–8:15pm » Class: Developing Trust in your Life

Saturday, 8/2
8–9:00am » Beginner's Instruction
8:00am » NO EARLY MORNING ZAZEN
9:15am » Saturday Morning Program
10:30am » Dharma Talk: Unzan Mako Voelkel

Sunday, 8/3
8–9:20am » NO SUNDAY MORNING ZAZEN
11:00am–12:30pm » Dharma Punx
2–3:30pm » Words of the Buddha
6:00pm » Meditation & Recovery


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Susan O'Connell, July 19, 2014,
Zazen and the Bodhisattva Precepts: Two Practices That Compliment Each Other

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Guest Practice

KesuInterested in either starting or deepening your Zen practice in a residential setting with others? Our Guest Practice program is a short term opportunity (one to four weeks) that includes meditation, study, work practice and discussions with other practitioners about Zen Buddhism.

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JustThis

New Beginnings

Elizabeth Law

Our online magazine, JustThis, is now an active, alive blog rather than a magazine which comes out in issues. We post pieces as they come in to encourage conversation and interaction between the readers and the writers.

We use the Tuesday night Zen Writing group as the source of many of the postings. As well, we welcome other submissions for consideration.

Visit the JustThis writers and artists in their endeavors.

justthis.austinzencenter.org